Matt 1 min read
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I have spent this week feeling overwhelmed. Too many inputs, too many ideas, too many 'things'. I have exhausted all of my tactics, switching off distractions, knuckling down, caffeinating and relaxing. There are too many open loops.

Then I remembered this quote:

β€œLife punishes the vague wish, and rewards the specific ask.” β€” Tim Ferriss

I realise that my situation is of my own doing.

If I increase the specificity of my ask, close down some of the questions, make the decisions for myself - then the loop gets closed.

If I think specifically about email, rule #4 of the Email Charter applies here: Quash Open-Ended Questions.

I feel less overwhelmed now.

It is in my hands.

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